Adaptation involves steps taken to adjust to new challenges brought about by climate change: both by reducing communities' overall vulnerability, and strengthening their preparedness for adverse events such as floods.
From a business and human rights perspective, an important role for companies in adaptation is to support vulnerable workers, communities and individuals affected by climate change throughout their supply chains.
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